October 2011 Blog Posts (77)

I have run to Banff Alberta

I have run to Banff Alberta by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details

 

Very long day. Amazing day with some amazing people and I don't want to miss a bit of it. So I am passing out right now. It's just past 9:30 I have been up and moving since 8:00 am. So I will update all the pictures and data tomorrow. I did run 40kl today. 

 

Ok Goodnight. 

Added by David McGuire on October 31, 2011 at 8:36pm — No Comments

THE REALITY IS I HAVE TO "SURVIVE."  REGARDLESS OF WHETHER I HAVE TO MOVE-FOR CHEAPER RENT.....WITH OR WITHOUT MY, NOW GROWN CHILDREN.  I GUESS MY SHORT-TERM MEMORY DEFICITS ADD TO MY THOUGHT CONFUSI…

THE REALITY IS I HAVE TO "SURVIVE."  REGARDLESS OF WHETHER I HAVE TO MOVE-FOR CHEAPER RENT.....WITH OR WITHOUT MY, NOW GROWN CHILDREN.  I GUESS MY SHORT-TERM MEMORY DEFICITS ADD TO MY THOUGHT CONFUSION AT TIMES.....THIS MORNING MY BRAIN WAS STAYING ON TRACK...THEN BAM!  RIGHT BACK WHERE I STARTED!  IT'S HARDER TO EVEN EXPLAIN MY THOUGHT PROCESS NOW...ANYWAY, I AM A SURVIVOR-JUST LIKE YOU GUYS....I HAVE TO THINK ABOUT THE BASICS OF SURVIVAL-ESPECIALLY THAT I DON'T REALLY HAVE ANYONE CLOSE TO… Continue

Added by phil espinoza on October 31, 2011 at 1:33pm — 1 Comment

How I Overcame Being Bullied -- video presentations -- Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3

How I Overcame Being Bullied Part 1 -- video presentation
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Added by Craig J. Phillips MRC, BA on October 31, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Prison Bound

I am wondering if anyone else in the group are interested in the following current stats.

Thanks, Debbie

Prison Bound

 

I have always loved the law,

Now I hold a service dogs paw.

 

I used to work trying to keep people out of prison,

A brain injury and seizures now prevent me from carrying a gun.

 

This brain injury has taught me about the powerful emotion rage,

I am sharing facts that I hope will keep you out of a…

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Added by Debbie Wilson on October 30, 2011 at 8:31pm — 1 Comment

So Much Head Wind!!

Wind. So much wind. Did I mention the wind. by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details

 



 

  • Weather: Low of 3c High of 11c (37.4F to 51.8F) Sunny and very windy 
  • Distance…
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Added by David McGuire on October 30, 2011 at 8:13pm — 4 Comments

TIME TO COME UP FRONT OF MY ALCOHOLISM

IF YOUR GOING THROUGH A TOUGH TIME WITH ALCOHOL-PERHAPS MAKING LYING EXCUSES TO YOURSELF ABOUT YOUR "REAL ALCOHOL PROBLEM."  GETTING ARRESTED SOMETIMES FOR DUI, DISORDERLY CONDUCT AND THINGS LIKE THIS WHERE ALCOHOL PLAYED A LARGE PART OF YOUR ARREST....OR IF YOU JUST "FEEL", DEEP INSIDE YOURSELF, THAT YOUR LIFE IS GOING OUT OF CONTROL DUE TO YOUR ALCOHOL USE....PLEASE READ MY STORY....PHIL ESPINOZA

Added by phil espinoza on October 30, 2011 at 12:26pm — No Comments

MY TBI STORY AND ALCOHOLISM-MY STORY BY PHIL ESPINOZA





                     MY TBI STORY AND ALCOHOLISM-MY STORY

                                    BY PHIL ESPINOZA



















I WANT TO SHARE MY STORY TO ALL WHO MAY BE GOING THROUGH THEIR OWN PERSONAL VOYAGE WITH ALCOHOL ABUSE. THROUGH MY USAGE OF ALCOHOL, MY WORRIES WHICH WOULD DEVELOP PERIODICALLY THROUGHOUT MY USAGE, WOULD EVENTUALLY BE "MEDICATED" THROUGH MY CONTINUED USAGE OF ALCOHOL (BEER).  I REMEMBER MY QUICK EXCUSE WOULD BE… Continue

Added by phil espinoza on October 30, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

I am almost at Banff Alberta!!

A Great Run. by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details

 

 

  • Weather: Low of -4c High of 6c (24.8 F to 42.8F) Cloudy little wind. 
  • Distance for today: 30.76 km (19.11 mi) …
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Added by David McGuire on October 29, 2011 at 8:05pm — No Comments

I have a Son and Daughter that don't even contact me....Any ideas why?

Well, here's my story on this.....I have a daughter who is 29 years old and a son who is 31.  When I had my accident I went into a 3-month coma, and my daughter did show up after about 7-9 years I had not seen her....and she was there when I awoke from my coma.....I was spaced out though.....but, it was her......I was sent to a nursing home after I awoke from my coma....and she was with me....We did not really talk though, as I was coming out of my 3 month coma....everything seemed like a… Continue

Added by phil espinoza on October 29, 2011 at 7:32pm — 6 Comments

Irrational Fear...Sometimes they get to me too!



"IRRATIONAL FEAR"



Lord, help me dismiss irrational fears. Guide me as I sort through my anxieties. Help me put aside those events of the past that can't be changed to ignore those unlikely to occur, and to eliminate those that are out of my control. Give me the emotional soundness to bear those trials that are within my power to influence. Help me to overcome my…
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Added by phil espinoza on October 29, 2011 at 11:59am — No Comments

I ran through Calgary Alberta today.

Running through Calgary by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details



 

  • Weather: Low of -4c High of 6c (24.8 F to 42.8F) Cloudy little wind. 
  • Distance…
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Added by David McGuire on October 28, 2011 at 8:21pm — No Comments

I made it to Calgary Alberta!!

Wow What a day by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details



Please go to www.runtoremember.com to see today's pics and data. Still trying to figure why I can't upload pics anymore.



Weather: Low of 2c High of 7c (35.6 F to 44.6 F) Sunny and windy.

Distance for today: 26.53 km (15.32 mi) Cold, little wind.

Total Distance to Date: 6624.51 kl (4125.28 miles)

Song of the Day: All the kids at Strathmore… Continue

Added by David McGuire on October 27, 2011 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Dave's run for the day.

Ran to Strathmore Alberta by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details



www.runtoremember.com



Weather: Low of -6c High of 11c (21.2 F to 51.8 F) A little wind and cloudy

Distance for today: 39.66 km (24.66 mi) Cold, little wind.

Total Distance to Date: 6597.98 kl (4109.96 miles)

Song of the Day: Michael Moore "Here Comes Trouble" Audio Book.



Sorry for yesterday's "picture incident". I am at the same Boston… Continue

Added by David McGuire on October 26, 2011 at 7:17pm — No Comments

How "Social" are You?

       Last week, I received a second e-mail from my daughter’s teacher that she is being too social in class.  Too social?  What does that look like?  According to the teacher, my daughter sometimes doesn’t pay attention in class because she is being social with her classmates.  She makes new friends no matter where the teacher moves her in the classroom seating arrangement.  While many times this is good, it could lead…

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Added by Darcy Keith on October 26, 2011 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Can You Hear Me Now and Smell That, Too?

     Last month, I talked about how routines can be bad for you.  Continuing on with the subject of Neurobics, can you name the two senses that we use most (Jeopardy theme music enters here)?  That’s right ~ the senses that we use most are vision and hearing.  If you close your eyes and try to navigate through a room, what do you find?  You sense of touch becomes most important.  Even though you many have been in this room a million times, not being able to see now…

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Added by Darcy Keith on October 26, 2011 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Routines Can Be Bad for You?

 

    What?  How can a routine being bad for you?   I mean, with routines, I get more done in the day,  know what to expect, experience less stress, and I’m comfortable with knowing what the outcome is likely to be when I’m done.  But is this “healthy”?  In some respects, yes, since it may produce less stress and anxiety.  But on the other hand, having…

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Added by Darcy Keith on October 26, 2011 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Running to Wheatland County.

Running Wheatland County by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details





Weather: Low of -4c High of 8c (24.8 F to 46.4 F) Windy, Sunny and Snow. Love this province.

Distance for today:41.62 km (25.86 mi) Cold, little wind.

Total Distance to Date: 6558.32 kl (4085.30 miles)

Song of the Day: Michael Moore "Here Comes Trouble" Audio Book.



I forgot the cord for my Laptop. So I am in BOston Pizza and I have no power for my PC. So I uploaded todays data and I… Continue

Added by David McGuire on October 25, 2011 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Celebrity Endorsement

Good things happening...Got my friends on the Bengals and Darcy Keith to read my manuscript of my book so they can give me a celebrity endorsement that will help with the publishing process.

Added by Zachary Gauvin on October 25, 2011 at 11:50am — 5 Comments

Sunny Side Up

One of the habits that my doctor started for me is to eat eggs Sunnyside up in the morning. I eat the vegetarian, grain fed, free-range, Omega-3, brown eggs. The doctor told me that the birds digest the omega threes and then pass them on to me in the eggs in a form that is easily accepted by the body. Leaving the yoke liquid is key because cooking it destroys the nutrients and proteins I am trying to gain. Then my body uses those omega threes to coat and insolate my nerve cells allowing for…

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Added by Inez on October 25, 2011 at 9:07am — 1 Comment

Passing Through Bassano Alberta

Passing Through Bassano by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details



Please go to www.runtoremember.com as I am having issues uploading pic and links.



Weather: Low of -7c High of 10c (19.4 F to 50 F)

Distance for today: 39.96 km (24.82 mi) Cold, little wind.

Total Distance to Date: 6516.70 kl (4059.44 miles)

Song of the Day: WTF Podcast by Marc Maron



It was a little earlier start today. We had a meeting… Continue

Added by David McGuire on October 24, 2011 at 7:24pm — No Comments

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